The focus for private equity firms in Asia has shifted from putting in place environment, social and governance (ESG) policies to implementing these policies across portfolios consistently and in ways that allow their impact to be measured.
Speaking at the AVCJ ESG Forum, Patrick Siewert, a managing director at The Carlyle Group, broke down ESG into four areas: policy, process, expertise, and execution. Investors across the region are increasingly...
California Public Employees’ Retirement System's (CalPERS) decision to launch a private equity direct investment strategy sets it apart from its counterparts, but the plan will need conviction and focus to succeed
Vision Plus Capital looks to tap the entrepreneurial talent developing in Alibaba Group's ecosystem for its second US dollar and renminbi-denominated funds
Advantage Partners aims to build on the firm's experience connecting Asian entrepreneurs with opportunities in Japan in its first Asia-focused fund
Ally Bridge Group, Hillhouse Capital and 6 Dimensions Capital have co-led a $300 million Series C round for Grail, a biotechnology development firm based in Hong Kong and the US.